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Manuel Neri

BIOGRAPHY

Manuel Neri was born in Sanger, California in 1930. He studied at several schools between 1951-1958 including: the California School of Fine Arts, the California School of Arts and Crafts and the University of California, Berkeley. Neri taught at the University of California-Davis for twenty-five years before retiring from teaching in 1990. Neri has been the recipient of numerous awards and grants including a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowship in 1979; a National Endowment for the Arts grant in 1980 and a Lifetime Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award from the International Sculpture Center in 2006. He has exhibited extensively nationally and internationally including: the Denver Art Museum; the San Jose Museum of Art; the Isetan Museum of Art, Japan; theMuseum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria; the Seattle Art Museum; the San Francisco Art Institute; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington.

 

2008                       San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA (solo)  

                              Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA  

2007                       The Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA  

                              Portland Art Museum, Portland, ME (solo)  

2005                       University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, IA  

2002                       Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY (solo)  

2001                       Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA  

2000 - 2001             Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2000                       Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, The White House, Washington, DC  

                              Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery San Francisco, CA  

1999                       Galerie Simonne Stern New Orleans, LA  

                              Charles Cowles Gallery New York, NY  

1998                       Charles Cowles Gallery New York, NY  

                              The Arkansas Art Center Little Rock, AR  

                              Charles Cowles Gallery New York, NY

                              Galerie Simonne Stern New Orleans, LA  

1997                       Anne Reed Gallery Ketchum, ID  

                              Palo Alto Cultural Center Palo Alto, CA  

                              Early Work (1953-1978), Corcoran School of Art Washington, DC (and travelling)  

                                The Arkansas Art Center Little Rock, AR  

                                Charles Cowles Gallery New York, NY  

1996                       Charles Cowles Gallery New York, NY  

                                John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA  

                                Lisa Kurts Gallery Memphis, TN  

                                A Sculptor's Drawings, Corcoran Gallery of Art Washington, DC (and travelling)  

1995                       San Francisco Musuem of Modern of Art San Francisco, CA  

                                Udinotti Gallery Scottsdale, AZ  

                                Charles Cowles Gallery, Charles Cowles Gallery New York, NY

1994                       Palo Alto Cultural Center Palo Alto, CA  

                                Frumkin/Adams Gallery New York, NY  

1993                       Albuquerque Museum Albuquerque, NM  

                                Newport Harbor Art Museum Newport Beach, CA  

                                Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery San Francisco, CA  

                                Dia Foundation, Dia Foundation Bridgehampton, NY  

                                Charles Cowles Gallery, Charles Cowles Gallery New York, NY  

1992                         John Berggruen Gallery, John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA  

                                Morgan Gallery, Morgan Gallery Kansas City, MO  

                                Margulies/Taplin Gallery, Margulies/Taplin Gallery Boca Raton, FL  

                                University of Colorado Boulder, CO  

                                St. Mary's College Moraga, CA

 

                                Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts Sherman Oaks, CA  

                                Margulies/Taplin Gallery Boca Raton, LA  

                                John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA  

                                Wolk Gallery St. Helena, CA

                                Anne Reed Gallery Ketchum, ID  

                                Fresno Art Museum Fresno, CA  

                                Isetan Museum of Art Tokyo, Japan  

                                Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery San Francisco, CA  

1991                       John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA  

                                Eve Mannes Gallery Atlanta, GA  

                                Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts Malibu, CA  

                                Anne Reed Gallery Ketchum, ID  

                                M.H. DeYoung Memorial Museum San Francisco, CA  

                                Muckenthaler Cultural Center Fullerton, CA  

                                Museo Estudio Diego Rivera Mexico City, Mexico  

                                Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery San Francisco, CA  

                                Allene Lapides Gallery Santa Fe, NM  

                                Tavelli Gallery Aspen, CO  

                                Charles Cowles Gallery, Charles Cowles Gallery New York, NY  

                                Richard L. Nelson Gallery, Richard L. Nelson Gallery University of California, Davis, CA  

                                Eve Mannes Gallery, Eve Mannes Gallery Atlanta, GA  

                                Riva Yares Gallery, Riva Yares Gallery Santa Fe, NM  

1990                       Natsoulas/Novelozo Gallery Davis, CA  

                                Arkansas Art Center Little Rock, AR  

                                Charles Cowles Gallery New York, NY  

                                Barbara Kornblatt Gallery Washington, D.C.  

                                Braunstein/Quay Gallery San Francisco, CA  

                                Queens Museum Queens, NY  

                                Butler Institute Youngstown, OH  

                                John Berggruen Gallery, John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA  

                                Crocker Art Museum, Crocker Art Museum Sacramento, CA  

                                Bingham Kurts Gallery, Bingham Kurts Gallery Memphis, TN  

1989                       Sheppard Gallery, Sheppard Gallery University of Nevada, Reno, NV  

                                Charles Cowles Gallery, Charles Cowles Gallery New York, NY  

                                San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Art San Francisco, CA  

                                Greg Kucera Gallery, Greg Kucera Gallery Seattle, WA  

                                Riva Yares Gallery, Riva Yares Gallery Scottsdale, AZ  

                                Richard L. Nelson Gallery University of California, Davis, CA  

                                Butterfield & Butterfield San Francisco, CA  

                                John Berggruen Gallery Monadnock Building, San Francisco, CA  

                                Security Pacific Gallery Los Angeles, CA  

                                Travelling, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco, CA  

                                California Museum of Science and Industry Los Angeles, CA  

1988                       Palo Alto Center Palo Alto, CA  

                                Sierra Nevada Museum of Art Reno, NV  

                                James Corcoran Gallery, James Corcoran Gallery Santa Monica, CA  

                                College of Notre Dame, College of Notre Dame Belmont, CA

 

                                John Berggruen Gallery, John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA  

                                James Corcoran Gallery Santa Monica, CA  

                                Travelling, The Bronx Museum of the Arts New York, NY  

                                Weatherspoon Art Gallery University of North Carolina  

1987                       Palm Springs Desert Museum Palm Springs, CA  

                                Travelling, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX  

                                Travelling, Philbrook Art Center Tulsa, OK  

                                Travelling, Madison Art Center Madison, WI

                                Fay Gold Gallery, Fay Gold Gallery Atlanta, GA  

                                San Antonio Art Institute, San Antonio Art Institute San Antonio, TX  

1986                       Charles Cowles Gallery, Charles Cowles Gallery New York, NY  

                                San Francisco Museum of Modren Art San Francisco, CA  

                                Marilyn Pearl Gallery New York, NY  

1985                       Robert Else Gallery, Robert Else Gallery California State University, Sacramento, CA  

                                The Oakland Muesum Oakland, CA  

                                Traveling, The Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati, OH

                                Traveling, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE  

1984                       Hirshorn Museum Washington, D.C.  

                                Traveling, Fisher Gallery University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA  

                                The Oakland Museum Oakland, CA  

                                Seattle Art Museum Seattle, WA  

                                American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters New York, NY  

                                San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco, CA  

                                John Berggruen Gallery, John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA  

                                Middendorf Gallery, Middendorf Gallery Washington, D.C.  

                                Art Gallery, Art Gallery California State University, Chico, CA  

                                 Gimpel-Hanover & Andre Emmerich Galerien, Gimpel- Hanover & Andre Emmerich Galerien Zurich, Switzerland  

1983                       Middendorf/Lane Gallery, Middendorf/Lane Gallery Washington, D.C.  

                                San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco, CA  

                                Frumkin-Struve Gallery Chicago, IL  

                                San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco, CA  

                                Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art Monterey, CA  

                                Institute of Contemporary Art Virginia Museum, Richmond, VA  

1982                       The Mexican Museum San Francisco, CA  

                                American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters New York, NY  

                                The Oakland Museum Oakland, CA  

                                Richard L. Nelson Gallery; Mem. Union Art Gallery; Pence Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA  

                                DeSaisset Museum University of Santa Clara, CA  

                                Charles Cowles Gallery, Charles Cowles Gallery New York, NY  

1981                       Sierra Nevada Museum of Art Reno, NV  

                                Provincetown Art Association and Museum Provincetown, MA  

                                Middendorf/Lane Gallery Washington, D.C.  

                                Tulane University New Orleans, LA  

                                American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters New York, NY  

                                Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Art Museum Seattle, WA

 

                                Charles Cowles Gallery, Charles Cowles Gallery New York, NY  

                                The Mexican Museum, The Mexican Museum San Francisco, CA  

                                Western Associates of Art Museums, Western Associates of Art Museums  

                                John Berggruen Gallery, John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, CA  

                                Triton Museum of Art Santa Clara, CA  

1980                       Whitman College, Whitman College Walla Walla, WA  

                                Richmond Art Center, Richmond Art Center Richmond, CA  

                                Grossmont College Gallery, Grossmont College Gallery El Cajon, CA  

                                San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco, CA  

                                San Diego Museum of Art San Diego, CA  

                                Nassau County Museum of Fine Art Roslyn, NY  

1979                       Gallery Paule Anglim San Francisco, CA  

                                The Oakland Museum Oakland, CA  

                                Gallery Paule Anglim, Gallery Paule Anglim San Francisco, CA  

1978                       Everson Museum of Art Syracuse, NY  

1977                       Huntsville Museum of Art Huntsville, AL  

                                Kenmin Prefecture Hall Tokyo, Japan

                                Smithsonian Inst. Travelling Exhibition Service Washington, D.C.  

                                ArtSpace/Open Ring, E.B. Crocker Art Gallery Sacramento, CA  

1976                       Braunstein/Quay Gallery, Braunstein/Quay Gallery New York, NY  

                                80 Langton Street, 80 Langton Street San Francisco, CA  

                                The Oakland Museum, The Oakland Museum Oakland, CA  

1976                       Travelling, San Francisco Museum of Art San Francisco, CA  

                                San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco, CA  

1975                       JPL Gallery London, England  

                                Traveling, JPL Gallery London, England  

                                Quay Gallery, Quay Gallery San Francisco, CA  

1974                       University Art Gallery, University Art Gallery San Jose State University, San Jose, CA  

                                The Oakland Museum Oakland, CA  

                                San Francisco Museum of Art San Francisco, CA  

1973                       San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco, CA  

1972                       Travelling, E.B. Crocker Art Gallery Sacramento, CA  

                                Sacramento State College Art Gallery, Sacramento State College Art Gallery Sacramento, CA  

                                Davis Art Center, Davis Art Center Davis, CA  

1971                       Art Gallery, Art Gallery University of Nevada, Reno, NV  

                                San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Art San Francisco, CA  

                                Quay Gallery, Quay Gallery San Francisco, CA  

                                The Oakland Museum Oakland, CA  

                                University of Nevada Reno, NV  

1970                       University Art Museum Berkeley, CA  

                                San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco, CA  

                                Whitney Museum of American Art New York, NY  

                                St. Mary's College, St. Mary's College Moraga, CA  

                                San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco, CA  

1969                       Louisiana State University, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA  

                                Jason Aver Gallery San Francisco, CA

 

                                Reed College Portland, OR  

1968                       Travelling, Portland Art Museum Portland, OR  

                                Quay Gallery, Quay Gallery San Francisco, CA  

                                San Francisco Museum of Art San Francisco, CA  

1967                       University Art Museum Berkeley, CA  

1966                       Traveling, University of California, Irvine Irvine, CA  

                                Quay Gallery, Quay Gallery San Francisco, CA  

1965                       San Francisco Museum of Art San Francisco, CA  

1964                       Stanford University Art Museum Stanformd, CA  

                                David Stuart Gallery Los Angeles, CA  

                                Berkeley Gallery, Berkeley Gallery Berkeley, CA  

1963                       New Mission Gallery, New Mission Gallery San Francisco, CA  

                                The Oakland Museum Oakland, CA  

1962                       Primus-Stuart Gallery Los Angeles, CA  

                                California Palace of the Legion of Honor San Francisco, CA  

                                Stanford University Art Gallery Stanford, CA  

                                Houston Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, TX  

1961                       Staempfli Gallery New York, NY  

1960                       Dilexi Gallery, Dilexi Gallery San Francisco, CA  

1959                       Spatsa Gallery, Spatsa Gallery San Francisco, CA  

                                San Francisco Museum of Art San Francisco, CA  

1957                       Six Gallery San Francisco, CA  

                                Six Gallery, Six Gallery San Francisco, CA  

1955                       Six Gallery San Francisco, CA